Flexible Learning provides the ideal opportunity to learn at your own pace, at a time and place that suits you.

Our Flexible Learning courses cover a wide range of subjects, a number of which can lead on to a recognised qualification or certificate.

Learning is undertaken using a variety of flexible resources, such as workbooks and online materials.

You can study at any of our Learning Centres, at home or in the workplace.

Non Certified Courses

  • Introduction to Computing
  • Introduction to the Internet & Email
  • Getting Started with Microsoft Office
  • Going Further with Microsoft Office
  • Functional Skills ICT
  • Getting Started with Microsoft Publisher
  • Going Further with Microsoft Publisher
  • Learn a Language
  • Human Body: Structure and Function
  • Numeracy for Healthcare

Certified Courses

  • European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)
  • Advanced ECDL
  • Skills for Life: In a Digital World



For more information on our range of Flexible Learning courses, please view our brochure:

 Download our Flexible Learning Brochure

Skills for Life

Skills for Life is a free 6-week course which offers you a chance to learn new skills which will not only help you in the job market but also with the challenges of day-to-day life. It combines
a mix of practical hands-on learning including digital skills, job interview techniques, CV
preparation as well as personal skills such as confidence building, techniques for becoming
more assertive and managing your finances.

The sessions will run at a pace to suit your needs
and are designed to give that helping hand towards your future - whether that is finding a job
or going on to further training.

Not only are the sessions free of charge but travel expenses (restricted to local public
transport) will also be reimbursed. With the sessions taking place at Forth Valley College’s
Falkirk Campus you will also feel part of college life - with a chance to experience learning in
a welcoming and supportive environment.

Location - Falkirk Campus
Start Date/Time - November 2017 - Thursday evenings, from 5pm - 7pm
Dates to be confirmed.

If you are interested in finding out more information or to book a place, please contact:
Isabel Richardson on: (01324) 403204
or email: isabel.richardson@forthvalley.ac.uk


"The best part of Flexible Learning was being able to learn at my own pace, either in class, at home or at the local library. I enjoyed the ECDL course, the new skills and the confidence it has given me. I am now studying Advanced ECDL modules."

Susan Macmillan, ECDL course


Some of our courses are eligible for Fee Waiver.

For more information, please see our Flexible Learning Brochure.


If you wish to enrol on any of our Flexible Learning courses, or would like more information on help with funding, please contact us.


Contact Us

Call:  01324 403123

Email:  flexible.learning@forthvalley.ac.uk